Great Gatsby Costumes for Mom and Baby

Go full Gatsby on Halloween with this unique Daisy Buchanan costume, fully accessorized with beads and a baby!

Photography by Geneviève Caron

Photography by Geneviève Caron

Channel your inner Daisy Buchanan, from The Great Gatsby, with the most handsome guy of the night by your side.

Flapper Costume
Total Cost: $25

Take a look at a larger image of the finished costume.

What You’ll Need To Make It:

  • Old bridesmaid’s dress
  • Hot-glue gun and glue
  • 2 metres of 10-centimetre fringe
  • 2 metres of 3-centimetre ruffled sequin lace
  • 3 faux feathers
  • Plastic gems
  • 1 metre of elastic sequin craft ribbon
  • 2 faux pearl necklaces
  • Feather boa

How To Put It All Together:

1. Stitch or hot-glue 2 rows of fringe and ruffled sequin lace to bottom of dress.
2. Hot-glue faux feathers to stretch sequin. Hot-glue gems on to feathers along headband.
3. On the day: Put on dress and accessorize with headband, a necklace around the neck and the other as a bracelet, and drape the boa over shoulders.

Dapper Baby Costume
Total Cost: $5

What You’ll Need To Make It:

  • White pants
  • Striped shirt and tie
  • Vest
  • Hat
  • Faux flower

How To Put It All Together:

1. On the day: Dress your babe in the clothes, with the faux flower as a boutonniere.

 

Looking for more DIY costume ideas? Check out our photo gallery of homemade Halloween costumes.

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